The comment period for a proposed mineral withdrawal in the Black Hills National Forest will close on December 23, 2015.
Gateway South Transmission Line map and routes now available
— July 24, 2013
(Press release) The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has identified the preliminary preferred route for the proposed Gateway South Transmission Line. The project, proposed by PacifiCorp (doing …
Feds seek public comment for proposed oil and gas lease sale
— April 24, 2013
The Bureau of Land Management High Desert District is seeking public input on the environmental assessment for the November 2013 Notice of Competitive Oil and …
Most of these good jobs that WEA promises are hard to fill and even more difficult to keep filled. When it comes to these drilling locations, “it’s a revolving door,” testified Don Burkhart, adding that there's a lot of inexperienced workers in the field.
Of the seven major oil and gas EISs now in the works in Wyoming, none have gotten to the “draft” stage. Once a draft is issued, stakeholders can better predict when the process might be completed. But in the early stages of the process, Ulrich said the scope and detail of the analysis seems to have greatly expanded. “More and more is analyzed under the umbrella of an EIS,” said Ulrich, adding that the analysis includes more air pollutants than before, and more animal species.